DuPage County Election Officials Flag Mail-In Ballot Requests From Dead VotersProsecutors claim that in the Chicago suburbs they stopped a scheme to allow voting from beyond the grave.
'Vote Because Your Life Depends On It': 94-Year-Old Travels 300 Miles To Vote After Her Primary Ballot Was LateNothing, not even hundreds of miles could stop 94-year-old Mildred Madison from voting this year.
Federal Appeals Court Blocks Extension Of Wisconsin Absentee Ballot DeadlineIf the ruling survives an appeal, absentee ballots in Wisconsin will have to arrive at election clerks' offices by 8 p.m. on Nov. 3 if they are to be counted.
Federal Appeals Court Upholds Indiana's Limits On Mail-In VotingA three-judge panel of the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals this week upheld a lower court ruling that the state's restrictions on allowing mail-in voting are constitutional.
Pritzker: Don't Wait To Send Mail-In Ballots For The 2020 General Election"I encourage young and middle aged people who are not immunocompromised to step up and volunteer as election judges in your communities, a rule that your elderly neighbors have so often embraced as part of their civic service."
Judge Tells Indiana To Count Ballots Mailed By Election DayU.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker rejected arguments from state attorneys that extending the deadline would confuse voters, add strain to county election staff and delay completion of vote counting.
What You Need To Know: Early Voting In ChicagoPeople who choose to vote early in Chicago can use any early voting site in the city. Voters using mail-in ballots can deliver them to drop boxes at all early voting sites.
What You Need To Know About Voting By Mail In IllinoisWith concerns about voting at crowded polling places on Election Day in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, 1.82 million voters in Illinois already have requested to vote by mail in the 2020 presidential election.
Voter Reminder Notice Causes Confusion, But Ballots Will Come In The Mail, Officials Say
Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Expansion For General Election In NovemberThe measure was approved by state lawmakers last month, allowing the state to automatically send ballot applications to people who voted or applied for an absentee ballot in recent elections.
Mail In Voting Expansion Bill Passes Illinois Senate, Now Awaits Governor Pritzker's SignatureA bill to expand Illlinois' vote by mail program cleared the state Senate on Friday, and now heads to Gov. JB Pritizker for his signature.
Indiana Officials Urging Voters To Shift To Mail-In Ballots For June 2 PrimaryElection officials and state political leaders are encouraging mail-in voting as a way to protect poll workers and voters from possible COVID-19 exposure even as plans still call for opening in-person voting sites on primary day.
Early Voting Begins In Cook County Ahead Of November ElectionEarly voting in Cook County began Thursday, but in limited locations. Until the end of October, only one early voting site, located in the Loop, will be open for city voters.
A Candidate Wants People To Vote-By-Mail Using His PaperworkElections officials said similar letters were sent from both leading candidates during the 2014 governor's race.
Early Voting Popularity ExplodesThursday is last day to vote early before Tuesday's election.